Question about Dometic RM2852 Refrigerator
Check the climate control heater switch, it may be defective. (Stucked in the "ON" position.)
CLIMATE CONTROL HEATER
The climate control is a switch operated DC electric
heater. Its primary function is to warm the frame of the
refrigerator during high temperature/high humidity
conditions. This prevents the formation of condensation
on the metal frame.
To check the switch, disconnect the wires and do a
continuity check. In the OFF position, there should be
no continuity. In the ON position, there should be a
To check the heater itself, do an ohms resistance
reading on the heater wire by using a properly calibrated
ohm meter. The proper ohms reading is 34 ohms
± 10%. The approximate amp draw is less than .5 (1/2)
NOTE: The climate control will draw DC power continuously.
It should be turned off when charging source is
Also check the ELECTRODE
First, do a visual check for cracks or breaks on the
ceramic insulator. Verify the mounting bracket is attached
properly to the electrode. If either of the above is found, replace the electrode. The spark gap must be set at three sixteenths (3/16") of an inch and tip of electrode above the slots in the burner. If igniter (see Sec. 5.5A or B) and high voltage cable
(see Sec. 5.6A or B) are good and there is no spark at
the tip of the electrode, replace the electrode.
Posted on Sep 03, 2010
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